Cool Whip is available in: Original, Extra Creamy, Light, Free (fat-free) and Sugar-Free.
History of Cool Whip
Cool Whip was crafted by food scientist George Lorant in 1966 with the intention of creating a cream that could be frozen to ease distribution. When it launched it was a part of the Birds Eye family becoming their largest and most profitable products shortly after launch, today it is part of the Kraft brand.
What can Australian's use to substitute Cool Whip in a recipe?
In Australia, the closest substitute you would get would be our whipped cream in a tin varieties, although they are not very popular with the Australian market as we prefer to make our own.
Here are a couple of our favourite recipes that need a good dollop of whipped cream.
Butternut pumpkin pie
If you crave a vegetarian dessert, look no further. This tasty pie will satisfy your sweet cravings. Get the full recipe.
Lemon Meringue Cheesecake Slice
Lemon juice makes this cheesecake tart and tasty, especially when topped with creamy meringue.